Chapter 2. Lust in Action Shakespeare's Ideas on Sex and Gender

  1. David Bevington

Published Online: 4 MAR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444302738.ch2

Shakespeare's Ideas: More Things in Heaven and Earth

Shakespeare's Ideas: More Things in Heaven and Earth

How to Cite

Bevington, D. (2008) Lust in Action Shakespeare's Ideas on Sex and Gender, in Shakespeare's Ideas: More Things in Heaven and Earth, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444302738.ch2

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 4 MAR 2009
  2. Published Print: 25 JUL 2008

Book Series:

  1. Blackwell Great Minds

Book Series Editors:

  1. Steven Nadler

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405167956

Online ISBN: 9781444302738

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Keywords:

  • Shakespeare's time - cultural norms and attitudes;
  • adult troupes and boys' companies;
  • Shakespeare's plays - ideas about sex and gender;
  • The Taming of the Shrew and Twelfth Night;
  • Romeo and Juliet and The Tempest;
  • A Midsummer Night's Dream and Love's Labour's Lost;
  • views on sex and marriage - As You Like It;
  • view on women and men - Much Ado, Othello, The Merry Wives;
  • Shakespeare's works exploring sexuality